Cors Caron

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Cors Caron

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    570
  • Area: 
    874 ha
  • Designation date: 
    28-09-1992
  • Coordinates: 
    52°15'N 03°55'W
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Overview

Cors Caron. 28/09/92; Wales; 874 ha; 52°16'N 003°55'W. Nature Reserve, SSSI. An extensive raised mire complex that developed over a former glacial lake and includes three distinct raised bog domes. The site provides a classic example of the developmental sequence from aquatic conditions, through floodplain fen, to a mire with a varied microtopography. The site supports an important butterfly population and is important for wintering birds, swans, and various raptors. Ramsar site no. 570. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Wales

  • National legal designation: 
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2005

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